OVER £170,000 WAS RAISED FOR OUR 3 CHARITIES!
On 26th March 2012 the WEST END PREMIERE
of A MEMORY, A MONOLOGUE, A RANT AND A PRAYER
Played to a sold-out theatre of almost 1,000 people, raising over £170,000 for charities Women for Women International, V-Day and local London charity DVIP
EVE ENSLER, ROSARIO DAWSON, TRUDIE STYLER, MEERA SYAL, THANDIE NEWTON
NENEH CHERRY, RICHARD STRANGE, MYANNA BURING, TOM BURKE
and many more performed on this very special evening
Following her phenomenal world-wide success for The Vagina Monologues Tony Award-winning playwright, performer and activist EVE ENSLER returned to the West End to perform her monologue ‘Fur is Back’ from a collection of monologues from the book A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer.
The evening also starred Rosario Dawson (Sin City, 25th Hour), Trudie Styler, Meera Syal OBE, Thandie Newton, rock legend Neneh Cherry, Richard Strange (The Doctors of Madness), MyAnna Buring (The Descent, Breaking Dawn), Tom Burke and many, many more. Music was by Arthur Baker.
As impressive as the cast list were the directors including Gurinda Chadha (Bend it Like Beckham), Sue Dunderdale (RADA), Chris Dercon (Director of the Tate Modern), Tamara Harvey (One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest), Marcus Warren (The Heavy) and Anna Ledwich.
This collection of single acts was for a great cause: women. Part of V-Day 2012, 100% of proceeds went to charities dedicated to stopping violence against women and girls including Women for Women International and the Domestic Violence Intervention Project.
Goldman Sachs Gives matching the ticket sales with donations, and that was then tripled by The Millby Charitable Trust.
A MEMORY, A MONOLOGUE, A RANT AND A PRAYER
took place at
LYRIC THEATRE, SHAFTESBURY AVENUE,
LONDON W1D 7ES
MMRP was produced by Michelle Yue and Lauren Prakke of Restless Buddha Productions
Creative Director Marcus Warren
Associate Producer: Jenny MacDonald
Head Production Assistant: Natalia Rossetti
Restless Buddha and Associate Producer of MMRP Jenny MacDonald would like to thank V-Day, our fabulous cast and crew, and everyone who contributed their passion, time and effort to make March 26th a massive success! We couldn’t have put this show on without you!
The show is over but you can still get involved!
Join V-Day’s global strike to end violence against women and children www.onebillionrising.org